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by Aldrovandi, Ulisse, 1522-1605?, author; Franceschi, Francesco de, printer; Bellagamba, Gio. Battista (Giovanni Battista), active 1596-1613, printer; Bennini, Lorenzo, artist; Ligozzi, Jacopo, 1547-1626, artist; Swint, Cornelius, artist; Coriolano, Giovanni Battista, -1649, engraver; Coriolanus, Christophorus, engraver; Dwight, Jonathan, 1858-1929, former owner. DSI; Tucker, Marcia Brady, former owner. DS
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Engraved title pages and portraits; woodcut head- and tail-pieces, initials; woodcut illustrations; side-notes. Titles within historiated border
Topics: Ornithology, Birds, Zoology, Natural history
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The Smithsonian Libraries is the most comprehensive museum library system in the world, supporting the vital research of the Institution as well as the work of scientists and scholars around the world. Consisting of 20 branch libraries in Washington, D.C., Panama and New York, our collections are as diverse as the patrons we serve. Our Smithsonian online collection focuses on Smithsonian publications, art and design, history and culture, and the history of technology. Our natural history titles...
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by Jonstonus, Joannes, 1603-1675; Merian, Matthaeus, 1621-1687, ill; Merian, Matthaeus, 1593-1650, publisher; Jonstonus, Joannes, 1603-1675. Historiae naturalis de quadripedibus libri; Jonstonus, Joannes, 1603-1675. Historiae naturalis de avibus libri VI; Jonstonus, Joannes, 1603-1675. Historiae naturalis de piscibus et cetis libri V; Jonstonus, Joannes, 1603-1675. Historiae naturalis de exanguibus aquaticis libri IV; Jonstonus, Joannes, 1603-1675. Historiae naturalis de insectis libri III; Jonstonus, Joannes, 1603-1675. Historiae naturalis de serpentibus libri II; Godman, Frederick Du Cane, 1834-1919, former owner. DSI; Bayer, Frederick M., former owner. DSI; Marggraf, Georg, 1610-1644; Burndy Library, donor. DSI
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Each part has its own title page and separate pagination. Part 1 (De quadrupedibus [i.e.quadripedibus]) is undated; Nissen gives its date as 1650. Part 2-3 (De serpentis and De insectis) are dated 1653. Part 4 (De exanguibus aquaticis) is dated 1650. Part 5 (De piscibus et cetis) is undated; Nissen gives its date as 1650. Part 6 (De avibus) is dated 1650
Topics: Animals, Birds, Fishes, Crustacea, Insects, Snakes, Zoology